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Gabriel Odess-Gillett, Software Developer in New York, NY, United States
Gabriel Odess-Gillett

Software Developer in New York, NY, United States

Member since May 2, 2017
Gabriel has been working as a full-stack developer with Ruby on Rails since 2008. His preferred stack is Rails, jQuery, PostgreSQL, Heroku, and Bootstrap. Recent projects that he has worked on are the websites for Share Coffee Roasters ( and Daymaker, Make My Day! (
Gabriel is now available for hire



  • Ruby on Rails (RoR), 9 years
  • jQuery, 8 years
  • AngularJS, 3 years
New York, NY, United States



Preferred Environment

OS X, TextMate, Git

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on was a subscription service for a coffee roasting company involving user subscription management and admin order fulfillment.


  • Software Engineer

    2017 - 2018
    Velocity RPA
    • Architected and developed bots for fortune 500 companies.
    • Interfaced with clients to understand specific automation needs.
    • Developed features on a Microsoft PowerPoint plugin.
    • Architected and developed internal framework to improve development team.
    Technologies: Automation Anywhere, UiPath, C#, .NET, WPF, VSTO, MVVM, VBA, VBScript, Git
  • Web Developer

    2016 - 2017
    • Refactored the event base data structures in order to group multiple occurrences of the same event under one record while still being able to query that record based on its occurrences.
    • Built out complete test coverage of the product to support major upgrades.
    • Provided guidance to the junior developers on code organization, the implications of choosing different association types between data structures, and implementing code-linting tools.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails
  • Web Developer | Mentor

    2016 - 2016
    Online Freelance Agency
    • Reviewed other developers' code and provided guidance on better organization or optimizations that should be implemented.
    • Implemented pair-programming with junior developers to show by example how to structure their codebase.
    • Helped guide other developers in the architecture of their projects—what data structures to use and how to structure their data.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails
  • Web Developer

    2015 - 2016
    Velocity Growth
    • Developed chat-bots with Slack and Facebook Messenger.
    • Integrated with various APIs including Twilio and Facebook's Open Graph.
    • Guided and explain the programming concepts to junior developers.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails
  • Principal Developer

    2014 - 2015
    Share Coffee
    • Developed a custom subscription platform that managed weekly payments from subscribers.
    • Integrated with the Stripe API for payment processing.
    • Integrated with the Shippo API for managing and fulfilling orders.
    • Developed inventory management systems.
    • Architected an intuitive user experience using single-page application techniques.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails
  • Principal Engineer

    2013 - 2014
    • Architected an eCommerce marketplace on top of Rails using the Stripe API.
    • Developed routing tools through the Google API to plan delivery routes.
    • Worked in a field where the market was not clearly defined—requiring dramatic pivots to keep up with new knowledge.
    • Built order fulfillment tools used by farmers to provide weekly demand.
    • Developed custom user shopping and car/checkout tools.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails, Twitter Bootstrap
  • Web Developer

    2011 - 2013
    Freelance Work
    • Managed and interfaced with clients directly to ensure they are getting the product as they need it.
    • Managed a database of various products and product options for Mantis Graphics.
    • Developed a quoting tool for screen-printing enthusiasts.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails
  • Web Developer

    2009 - 2011
    Fuzz Productions
    • Architected a news wire to publish articles and video content.
    • Architected an interactive mapping service to show custom waypoints over a map with associated audio/visual content.
    • Worked in a fast-paced agency and was able to manage time across multiple projects.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails



  • Frameworks

    Ruby on Rails (RoR), AngularJS, Redux
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, React, React Redux, React Router
  • Languages

    SQL, Ruby
  • Tools

    Git, TextMate, Redux Thunk
  • Paradigms

    Test-driven Development (TDD)
  • Platforms

  • Storage



  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering
    2004 - 2008
    University of Massachusetts Amherst - Amherst, MA, USA
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